Anatomy diagram of human ear with eardrum perforation from cotton bud
Ear Health

9 Signs You Might Have a Burst or Perforated Eardrum

The nine signs you may have a perforated eardrum include: Hearing loss A spinning sensation (vertigo) Nausea or vomiting from vertigo Ear pain that may subside Mucus-like, pus-filled, or bloody drainage from your ear A

A young woman is fit with hearing aids to find out how effective are hearing aids?
Hearing Aids

How Effective Are Hearing Aids?

Have you been recommended hearing aids? Or are you considering taking action to improve your hearing ability? Whatever the case, you may be wondering, “how effective are hearing aids?” and “is it hard to adjust

Woman with hand to her ear experiencing a sore ear or ear pain
Ear Health

My Ear Is Sore: Why Do I Have Ear Pain?

Ear pain can range from mild annoyance to crippling discomfort, and an unexplained sore ear can lead to unwanted stress and concern. From frantically googling “reasons why my ear is sore” to worry about the

A woman looking at a pair of hearing aids in her hands, wondering what level of hearing loss requires a hearing aid?
Hearing Loss

What Level of Hearing Loss Requires a Hearing Aid?

Think back to the last time you had to ask someone to repeat themselves. Maybe there was a great deal of background noise. Maybe they were speaking too softly. Or maybe you are suffering from

Happy African man has water in his ear after swimming
Ear Health

How To Get Water Out of Your Ear: Try These 5 Methods

You enjoyed going for a swim earlier today, but now, you feel a little tickle in your ear. Honing in on this sensation and you realise your ear feels full. And you’re starting to have

Brain Health

Can Hearing Loss Shrink Your Brain?

Over the past decade, a growing body of evidence has revealed that hearing loss is strongly associated with decreased functional brain tissue volume and cognitive decline. That leads many people to the question, can hearing


Can Hearing Aids Help Tinnitus?

People with tinnitus often wonder, can hearing aids help tinnitus? While more research is needed, the benefits are clear. Hearing aids make it easier to hear actual sounds above the roar of interruptions, easing the

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